Saticoy Street North / Easterly of Bellaire Avenue / Tiny Homes / Saticoy Street Homeless Roadmap Project

MOTION-- As part of the Homeless Roadmap program, the City is developing a Tiny Homes villageon City and State-owned land on Saticoy Street in Council District 2. In order to accommodate theproject, there is a need to close a portion of Saticoy Street to vehicular traffic for the placement ofthe Tiny Homes. Continue reading

2020-21 Year-End / Supplemental Funding

MOTION-- The 2020-21 Year-End Financial Status Report (FSR) includes budgetary adjustments toclose out the fiscal year. These adjustments will address the budget gap attributed to theelimination of furloughs and unbudgeted pandemic related activities. It is anticipated thatthe Council will consider the FSR in June, but some departments require supplementalfunding now to meet immediate payroll and contractual obligations. Continue reading

Small Businesses / Revenue Losses / Penalty Fees / Tax Payment Installment Agreement / Non-GRT Tax

MOTION-- The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the small business community in the City of LosAngeles have forced business owners to function at limited capacities, or to shut their doorsentirely. to comply with public health requirements. The revenue shortfalls have beensignificant, and business recovery from those revenue losses will be slow as they reopen atlimited capacities. Continue reading

Motion No. 1 / City Administrative Officer / State or Federal Revenue City May Receive

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee Report on the Mayor's proposed budget for 2021-2022 be amended in regard to direct the City Administrative Officer to report with recommendations to utilize State and Federal revenues that the City may receive, unanticipated in the budget, to build the total reserve up to 10 percent.  Continue reading

Motion No. 2 / Department of Recreation and Parks / State or Federal Revenue City May Receive

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee Report on the Mayor's proposed budget for 2021-2022 be amended to add the following regular positions in the Department of Recreation and Parks without funding: one Management Analysis, one Senior Personnel Analyst II, one Senior Administrative Clerk, one Senior Recreation Director, one Recreation Facility Director, and two Recreation Coordinators.    Continue reading

Motion No. 3 / Fire Department / State or Federal Revenue City May Receive

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee report on the Mayor's Proposed Budgetfor 2021-22 be amended to delete regular authority and funding for two Accountants, oneSystems Programmer I, one Senior Systems Analyst I and one Systems Analyst; and, addauthority and 12-months funding for one Deputy Chief Accountant III, one Systems ProgrammerII, one Programmer/Analyst II and one Management Analyst in the Fire Department as follows: Continue reading

Position Authority / One Electrical Engineer / Two Architectural Associate III / Two Landscape Associate III/ One Civil Engineering Associate III / Department of Recreation and Parks

MOTION-- I MOVE that the City Council add position authority for the Department of Recreation and Parkswithout funding for Fiscal Year 2021-22 as follows: one Electrical Engineer, two ArchitecturalAssociate III, two Landscape Associate III, and one Civil Engineering Associate III.

Motion No. 36 / Personnel Department / Workers Compensation Program

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee report on the Mayor's Proposed Budget for 2021-2022 be amended to add resolution authority without funding in the Personnel Department for one Senior Workers Compensation Analyst and three Workers Compensation Analyst and three Workers Compensation Analysts for the Workers' Compensation Program.  Continue reading

Government Code Section 1090 Violation / Real Estate Development Agreement / Federal Indictment / Councilmember Jose Huizar

MOTIONIn the last several months, the United States Department ofJustice has brought Federal criminalindictments against Councilmember Jose Huizar and former Councilmember Mitchell Englander.Several other former city employees also have pled guilty or appear to be under continuinginvestigation related to those indictments. Continue reading

Independent Live Music Venues / Outdoor Event Permit Process / Outdoor Performance Program / COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery

MOTION-- Arts and culture are foundational to the City of Los Angeles’s economy, identity, and recoveryfrom the Covid-19 pandemic. Independent live music venues, in particular, play an integral rolein our local creative economy and the cultural identity of our communities. Continue reading